The Red Pill or the Blue Pill?

Taking the Redpill

So let’s have some fun folks! “You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.” I’m sure most people are either familiar with the movie The Matrix or have heard the above quote. It’s an interesting premise I think. Let’s have a discussion and see how we can relate this to trading! To start with, I will just be open about my own personal frame of reference for all



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Stan Weinstein

magazines are a great trading resource

  Click on cover to buy from Amazon Click below to buy from The Book Depository Book Depository Link   This book is on my bookshelf waiting to be read. Nevertheless it came to me highly recommended. Only so much time available to read! I will get to it and update this review. Originally posted 2017-05-02 16:39:15.



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Van K. Tharp Books

trading results in great profits if you have a plan

Click the cover to the left for Amazon link Click link below for The Book Depository Book Depository Link     Click the cover to the left for Amazon link Click link below for The Book Depository Book Depository Link     I have a love-hate relationship with this author. His work on risk management, position sizing, setting stops, trading psychology are brilliant. I did however find his book, Trading Beyond the Matrix was weird beyond measure after around the first quarter. It’s like taking the redpill in “The Matrix” on steroids. I don’t normally recommend buying how-to-trade books however



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Alexander Elder Books

Mark Douglas Trading in the Zone

  Click on cover for Amazon This book does not seem to be available at The Book Depository.       Click on cover for Amazon Click link below for The Book Depository Book Depository Link   Click on cover for Amazon Click link below for The Book Depository Book Depository Link   Alexander Elder covers topics including traders psychology, market psychology, computerised systems for technical analysis, trading systems and risk management. Dr Elder also runs a web site here. He introduces some trading systems which can make a good starting point for a trader. He also has some codes



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Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

stock exchange

Click cover below for Amazon link Click link below for The Book Depository Book Depository Link     This book by Edwin Lefevre is the annotated edition. Jon Markham has added commentary in the margins all through the book to the characters, times, locations in the book adding local colour and background information that would have been obvious to a contemporary reader in the 1920’s. This edition also has a forward by Paul Tudor Jones. There are quite a few versions and editions of this book available but this annotated version is my recommendation. The book is a biography of



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